CHF invests in
social innovations that aim to improve the lives and
opportunities of millions of people in the developing world.
Through our grants and risk capital, we support breakthrough
solutions to global development challenges from social
enterprises, for-profit firms, non-profit organisations,
researchers, and government agencies.
We are global in breadth and scope: open to the best
approaches to solve any major development problem in low- or
lower-middle income countries. We seek solutions that can
scale up commercially, through the public/philanthropic
sector, or through a combination of both in order to achieve
widespread adoption. Read more about Our Approach.
CHF is nonprofit innovation fund headquartered in London. We
are supported by the Department of International Development
in the UK, the United States Agency for International
Development, the Omidyar Network, the Swedish International
Development Cooperation Agency and the Department for
Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia. To date, these
partners have pledged over USD $200 million over the next